The upcoming weeks hold several key events for Muni’s future that transit supporters won’t want to miss, including an MTA vote on service cuts, public hearings on the budget, and a summit of groups trying to save Muni. MTA Board Vote on Service Cuts and Fare Increases: February 26 First, the MTA Board will be […]
As the MTA Board considers solutions to reduce its enormous $129 million deficit, bus stop consolidation should be at the top of its agenda.
Flickr photo: dustinj Three years after a judge prohibited any bicycle improvements in San Francisco, the MTA Board and the Planning Commission are expected to finally approve and adopt the EIR and the Bike Plan this week, and legislate at least 45 of the 56 projects, which could bring up to 34 miles of new […]
Service on the 14 Limited would be expanded from mid days to 5:30 a.m. to 7 p.m. Flickr photo by Octoferret. MTA Executive Director Nat Ford has released a list of proposed service enhancements on 14 lines that run parallel or near lines that are being eliminated or scaled back in this year’s budget. The […]
The MTA is now considering fare increases and service cuts to deal with a deficit that has grown to $129 million. The shortfall has worsened because of the state budget crisis, the sinking economy and the elimination of the State Transportation Assistance fund. "The hit we’re taking from the new state budget is the biggest […]
Click for full-size PDF: The Transit Not Traffic coalition is distributing flyers to transit supporters. Friday could be a dark day for San Francisco’s public transit system: The MTA Board is set to vote on a ten percent cut in service and increases to several monthly passes in order to cover a $16.9 million budget […]